They are popular with locals and tourists alike: Munich's beer gardens are the place to be during the warm summer months. And that's the way it's been for over 200 years - as much a Bavarian tradition as veal sausage and beer.
Two people have been killed and multiple passengers injured in a collision between a freight train and a passenger train in the southern German state of Bavaria. Police have arrested the on duty traffic controller.
Bayern Munich fans have raised their concerns about a new law that widens the powers of Bavarian police. Germany's football fans association wants protests against the law, which they say affects "almost all of us."
The Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Ludwig II. the fairytale king, remains the biggest tourist magnet in Bavaria. The Würzburg Residence and the Imperial Castle of Nuremberg are also popular with visitors.
Who had Neuschwanstein Castle built? How high is the Zugspitze and what can you hear every day on Munich's Marienplatz square? Test your knowledge of the Free State of Bavaria.
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